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Chapter 31 Dollarization and Euroization

Chapter 31 Dollarization and Euroization »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

The adoption of a foreign currency by a country is not a new phenomenon. At least, the adoption by means of a currency board has a long history. 1...

Chapter 2 Economics of IMF Arrangements: An Introduction

Chapter 2 Economics of IMF Arrangements: An Introduction »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Fund arrangements with member countries are best understood by reference to the context within which they arise. They are a mechanism by which member countries can s...

Chapter 27 Five Observations About Banking Failures

Chapter 27 Five Observations About Banking Failures »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

1. Every Bank Failure Is a Regulatory Failure Certainly banks do not fail only because regulators fail in their oversight responsibilities. Many other failures are ty...

Chapter 28 Impact of Bank Secrecy on the Rule of Law in the World

Chapter 28 Impact of Bank Secrecy on the Rule of Law in the World »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

In considering the rule of law in the world, I bring to bear a perspective that is uniquely my own, with a background that not everyone here shares. I am not a banke...

Chapter 36 Institutional Framework and Implementation of the Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems

Chapter 36 Institutional Framework and Implementation of the Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

A payment system can be viewed as a set of instruments and means generally acceptable in making payments; the institutional and organizational framework governing su...

Chapter 7 International Finance Corporation: History and Current Operations

Chapter 7 International Finance Corporation: History and Current Operations »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

I am going to speak a bit about the history of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and IFC’s current operations. To give you an idea of day-to-day work that...

Chapter 5 International Financial Institutions and Their Discontents

Chapter 5 International Financial Institutions and Their Discontents »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Two events have highlighted the discontent with the IMF and the World Bank: first, the issuance of a report by the majority of an International Advisory Commission o...

Chapter 29 Internet Banking: Some Recent Legal Developments

Chapter 29 Internet Banking: Some Recent Legal Developments »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

Like other manifestations of the Internet revolution that has altered our lives as we know it, retail banking over the Internet has ridden the crest of a major wave...

Chapter 10 Involving the Private Sector in the Avoidance and Resolution of Crisis

Chapter 10 Involving the Private Sector in the Avoidance and Resolution of Crisis »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

The Mexican crisis of 1994 was memorably described by the Managing Director of the Fund, Mr. Camdessus, as the first financial crisis of the twenty-first century. Si...

Chapter 26 Key Legal Aspects of Bank Restructuring

Chapter 26 Key Legal Aspects of Bank Restructuring »

Source: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 2

Series: Seminar Volumes

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589061767

Keywords: Banking systems, Financial sector, Financial stability, Financial systems, Monetary measures, Monetary operations, Monetary systems, banking, credit, central bank

The past years have witnessed extensive banking and financial sector problems in a range of countries. In Southeast Asia, for instance, countries that had strong and...